The Dutchess County Budget Office serves the County Executive and his administration on all budgetary issues and is responsible for the preparation and oversight of the annual operating budget and capital budget. The Budget Office is also responsible for monitoring expenditures and revenues throughout the year to ensure compliance with the budget, analyzing the impact of New York State and Federal legislation on the county’s fiscal plan and assisting the County Executive’s Office and departments with special projects.
Dutchess County is required by Administrative Code to submit the County Executive’s Tentative Budget, including both the operating budget and the capital budget for the ensuing fiscal year, to the Legislature by November 1st. A final budget must be adopted by the Legislature for the next fiscal year by December 21st.
The detailed budget document and budget summary information are accessible on our website. The detailed budget document is also available for public viewing at the Budget Office and at Adriance Memorial Library.